The Masterpiece Appreciation thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Superquad7, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. Prowl 76

    Prowl 76 Well-Known Member

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    That is one impressive display! Thanks for sharing.

    I was thinking the same thing. Sometimes I forget how much bigger the MPs actually are, and then a comparison like that brings it all into perspective.
     
  2. Turbine027

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    Yep, white Billys with glass shelves ... And I had the same thought about Scrapper compared to the whole G1 Devestator :p 
     
  3. Flesh Creature

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    Awesome. I'm contemplating getting a Billy for my MP display. Space for me is at a premium with other collectibles in the mix and I think I can get more display space in one Billy for the same or less amount of real estate as two Detolfs because of their added height and less width and depth. Your pics give me an idea of what to expect. Thanks.
     
  4. Turbine027

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    No problem!

    I love that they're actually cheaper in white than any other color and the glass replacement shelves are only $5 or $10 if it's the 15 vs 30in shelves!!
     
  5. Flesh Creature

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    Yeah, I think I'm gonna go with the glass shelves too. Looks classy being glassy. One of the things I'll miss moving my MPs out of the Detolfs.
     
  6. Turbine027

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    My main issue with detolfs is that my ceilings are too high (not a complaint) but the scale of the Detolfs to my room just doesn't work

    And the glass is a decision I will never regret --- it classes up some very cheap shelving...

    I used to scoff at the cost of nice shelves, but displaying a cluttered mess on cheap stuff just doesn't make all that hard earned money look like it's worth anything... My main mission was "look like a freaking museum so that even non collectors are impressed."

    What I spend for a single figure vs the cost to display them, it was easy to figure out!
     
  7. Prime's Pappa

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    Any news about MP-11 Skywarp getting a reissue??? those eBay prices are ridiculous!
     
  8. Agent 539

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    Nice collection. I have the Billy cases in birch wood but I love the glass shelves look.
     
  9. Flesh Creature

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    Agreed. Having nice display shelves/cabinets makes all the difference to really make a collection stand out.

    Here's a quick dirty shot of my current display. Sorry it's sideways. Don't strain your necks.
     

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  10. gambitprime

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    How did you do for "erase" the panels in the hips ?
     
  11. Turbine027

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    It's ok, I already have taco neck syndrome #TacoTuesday

    Nice display though...lighting is wave 3 of the new display :) 

    I was wondering the same thing
     
  12. JoshFinn

    JoshFinn Getting real sick of your shit starscream

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    The smiling is definetly the best face but the black head chrest looks so off too me, im not a G1 guy so i might paint it red when i get him eventually.

    Its coming out sideways but looks great from what I can see
     
  13. Niv3k

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    Does anyone know what paint to use for around the headlights on mp ratchet? Mine is the paint so you can see the chrome.
     
  14. Optimus Prime23

    Optimus Prime23 Lighting our Darkest Hour

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    Niiiiiice!
     
  15. Optimus Prime23

    Optimus Prime23 Lighting our Darkest Hour

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    Sweet!

    Gonna have to set my collection up one day when I have enough space.
     
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    yeowch... :( 

    that looks painful...
     
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    Second that request. Awesome display!
     
  19. Turbine027

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    Let me try and attach another version, and I'll post individual shots as well just in case :) 
     

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